NFL Active Leaders - Interception Return Average

The following is a list of the NFL active defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Statistics are current through the 2020 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Leaders based on 20 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Jenkins 183 20 556 27.8 99t 6
2. M. Peters 91 31 814 26.3 90t 6
3. C. Harris 148 21 508 24.2 98t 4
4. J. Jenkins 128 26 584 22.5 99t 8
5. T. Gipson 128 25 560 22.4 79t 3
6. J. Joseph 211 32 643 20.1 82t 7
7. S. Gilmore 124 25 452 18.1 64t 2
8. D. McCourty 171 28 493 17.6 84t 2
9. B. Carr 195 21 367 17.5 49t 2
10. R. Jones 128 21 361 17.2 54 4
11. H. Smith 130 28 430 15.4 81t 4
12. C. Hayward 129 23 349 15.2 82t 2
13. E. Thomas 140 30 455 15.2 78t 2
14. D. Slay 118 20 290 14.5 67t 1
15. T. Johnson 102 23 325 14.1 58t 4
16. R. Sherman 139 36 478 13.3 58t 3
17. T. Williams 205 34 433 12.7 67 1
18. T. Mathieu 113 23 279 12.1 35 2
19. J. Haden 146 29 290 10.0 62 2
20. X. Howard 56 22 200 9.1 39 1
21. P. Peterson 154 28 251 9.0 43 1